In my previous posts I mentioned about my applying to, and ultimately being accepted, to serve on team with CPT's Palestine team. What you don't know is what's been happening behind the scenes that's caused me to be silent these last weeks. Let me briefly retrace a few things, for any new comers. In the… Continue reading So… I Quit My Job…
I was consumed with my irritation, left eyebrow arched skyward, when we pulled off the main road onto a winding dirt path. As the car lurched forward over the uneven, rocky ground I brooded about what I could've lost had some one stolen my pack - which had been left behind by my friends; camera,… Continue reading Sink or Swim
(Photo Credit: Tattooed Theologian) As a child I ran to the water, joyfully immune to its frigidity and unconcerned with its depths. My Aunt Pammy, a brash, fast-talking woman with a passion for cheetah print and astrology - would say it's because I'm a Cancer - a soul ruled by the moon's energy. Of course… Continue reading The Scent of Water
(Featured Photo: "Last Supper in Gaza" by Vivek Vilasini) I was recently reading Catholic Biblical Quarterly and came across a journal article that was about what Paul meant when he used the term 'The Lord's Supper' in 1 Cor 11:20 (I know... thrilling stuff). The intention of the article was to determine whether Paul meant Eucharist/Communion when he… Continue reading The Lord’s Supper
The response to this video has been a fascinating one to observe. The Queer community has been in an uproar, denouncing Metcalf as homophobic due to his response to Bradford and his opposition to gay marriage. I won't go into my deep qualms with the vocabulary of 'homophobe' - we don't have enough time -… Continue reading Homophobia or Harassment?
Just some quick thoughts on Jesus today, as I was scribbling in my journal. I realized that I've been writing so much about Palestine, and other topics that I've really neglected some of my favorite writing; theology. So.. he's a quick bit for ya. *** You can't talk about Jesus' mission without first speaking about… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Jesus/Anarchy
The silence that you've been hearing from me this past week or so has been the product of hesitation and great debate. I've watched Twitter and Facebook blaze with the gaining momentum of the fire that is #MeToo, reading stories from friends that have broken my heart. Overall, I am shocked - I, a woman,… Continue reading #MeToo